Annual iCycle Pre DC Tour

18 November – 22 November 2024

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Join us for a short Pre-Double Century Tour on good scenic gravel roads in November 2024.

Please contact James to check availability for your chosen Tour dates. A 50% deposit secures your place. The other 50% is due 6 weeks prior to the Tour.  Should you be unable to participate after paying your deposit you may substitute a different person to take your place. If the Organisors cancel the Tour for any reason we will either agree (with your consent) to an alternate tour or refund you in full.

Duration: 7 days
Distance: Approx. 315km’s
Bike: Bring your own bike – Mountain Bike (Hard Tail or Full Suspension) or Gravel Bike or E Bike. (We suggest that if you do the DC race you send your road bike to Swellendam with a bicycle transport company and either fly with your tour Mountain Bike or we will assist you where possible to get it to Swellendam. We have limited space on the trailer.)
Included: Small Group size, 4 Nights Accommodation, All Meals, Transport from
George Airport to the start in Oudtshoorn, Daily Refreshments, Fully
Supported Tour presented by an experienced Tour Presenter!
Excluded: Excluding flights, bar bills, Coffee Shop stops and transport to the start in Swellendam. A single supplement at some hotels is available – Please contact James. Should you require transport to the start in Swellendam, please contact James.
Day 1

Sun 17 Nov

Ride Joburg Road Race – Johannesburg

Day 2

Mon 18 Nov

Rest Day and Travel to Oudtshoorn.

You will be collected from George Airport in the early afternoon and be driven over the
scenic Outeniqua pass to Oudtshoorn. A welcome dinner will be held that evening.

Day 3, 4, 5

Tue 19 Nov to Thur 21 Nov 

The Tour will have 3 stages (all on good gravel roads) taking riders from Oudtshoorn to Swellendam.
o Oudtshoorn to Calitzorp +-100km
o Calitzorp to Riversdale +-115km
o Riversdale to Swellendam +- 100km

Day 6

Fri 22 Nov

A rest day before the annual DC Race! The tour will end after breakfast when riders
should join their DC Teams for the weekend.

Double Century Team Race - Swellendam

Sat 23 Nov

This will be a fully supported tour including,

  • 4 nights accommodation and all meals.
  • Support vehicle with fridges, drinks, snacks, and a most friendly driver who will offer those wishing to take a rest, a lift!
  • The iCycle truck will be able to transport your MTB/Gravel bike from Johannesburg to the Tour and back to Johannesburg if required. Suggest you use a bicycle transporting company to transport your road bike to the DC and back to your home.
  • Estimate Fee based on sharing a room, R12 500 per person. (To be confirmed in July).
  • More detailed information on this Tour will be presented in July.